Where do you go to (now) my lovely? 15

Where do you go to (now) my lovely?
  Thanks to Kevin Morris of New Author Online for excellent his post ‘It’s my blog and I’ll swear if I like’. And Chris The Story Reading Ape for reblogging Kevin. Together they got me off my sorry slothful behind to put virtual pen to virtual paper. Something I’ve been meaning to do since watching ...

Testimonium Flavianum 13

Testimonium Flavianum
  This is a companion piece to The Gospel Truth on Sally Cronin’s Titus Flavius Josephus, as he obsequiously called himself after switching from Galilean rebel to Roman sycophant, was a Jewish historian who lived shortly after the time of Christ to about 100 AD. He gives a valuable eye-witness account of this crucial historical ...

The Writer and the Rake 21

The Writer and the Rake
Book Review: The Writer and The Rake by Shehanne Moore   I can confirm Shehanne Moore is no Miss Barbara Cartland. Now there is two ways you can take this news. If you are anything like me it will be with a lusty huzzah and an air punch. I was never one for simpering virgins ...

Eggs at Twelve 6

Eggs at Twelve
  On the face of it men and women couldn’t be more different. I’m not talking about ‘Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus’. I mean just look at us, from body shapes to dangly bits – we are opposites. However did you know the natural human form is female? Centuries of eunuchs ...

The Pool of Salmacis 12

The Pool of Salmacis
    Hephaestus, the club-footed blacksmith god was thrown down from Olympus after his mother, Hera, rejected him because he was deformed. Needless to say Hephaestus’ skill with forging weapons was so great, the Olympian gods needed him long before he needed them. To soften his heart Zeus, gave Hephaestus Aphrodite as his bride. The ...
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